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How San-iT Can Help You Accelerate Your Career in Tech

Since joining us in 2013, Seb Graham has experienced rapid career development.   Over six years, he has been promoted three times. Today, he is our Commercial Director, working on improving San-iT’s processes, acquiring new clients and helping our existing customers make the most out of their business-boosting technology.  What’s it like to grow alongside the business? And what are…

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Is Public Wi-Fi Safe?

Accessing the internet at home isn’t usually a problem when your network is secured with a password. It’s easy to connect and it’s quick, even when the whole family is streaming Netflix in separate rooms. When you head out, though, it can be a different story. If you live in a town or city, you’ll…

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What Is It Like to Do an Apprenticeship with San-iT?

At the heart of San-iT is fresh talent who look at the world with new eyes and catalyse positive change by breaking convention. Adam Lowe is one such San-iT employee who came to us in October 2017 as an apprentice. Through stepping out of his comfort zone and overcoming big learning curves he has mastered…

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What is a Firewall?

Cybersecurity has never been more important. For both businesses and individuals, it’s essential to be protected when connected to the internet – and it’s here that a firewall comes into play. Put very simply, a firewall is a piece of software which monitors incoming and outgoing traffic on a network, then decides whether or not…

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On the Highway To Sustainable Growth 

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” – James Cash Penney Is there a wall between your business and exponential growth? You might need several tools to knock it down. Because there isn’t one secret ingredient: it takes multiple strategies aligned with your overall business goal to future-proof…

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Why one-off IT support actually costs you more

With the rising role of technology in our lives, digital support becomes an essential consideration for any business that wants to operate as efficiently as possible. Many businesses, however, fall into the trap of presuming that “one-off” online support is more cost-effective than working with a specialist IT support company long-term. What is “one-off” IT…

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Creating the perfect password

As technology takes an increasingly dominant role in our lives, online safety and digital security become more important with every passing day. The rise in online shopping, social media, and information sharing means you’ve likely got multiple online accounts – all of which are protected by a password. Password hacking is one of the most…

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Our Office Warming Was a Hoot

Our modest office was recently transformed into a high-tech work space. And what better way is there to celebrate than throwing a party?  So we recently held an office warming to let our friends, family, clients and suppliers snoop around our new digs, feast on Greek food (supplied by the amazing Angela Boggiano) and have a good catch-up.  …

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20 Questions: James, 3rd Line Support Engineer

Name: James Wright Nickname: I don’t have one! Job role: 3rd Line Support Hometown: Stockport Loves: Snooker & football Hates: Liverpool FC Quickly sum up a day in the life of a 3rd Line Support: Working with complex technical issues and client infrastructure How would friends describe you in 3 words? Fun, friendly & helpful…

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20 Questions: Luke, 1st, 2nd Line Support Engineer

Name: Luke Goodliffe Nickname: Goody Job role: IT Support 1st 2nd line Hometown: Hazel Grove Loves: seasoned chicken Hates: unseasoned chicken Quickly sum up a day in the life of an IT Support 1st 2nd line: Work hard Play hard How would friends describe you in 3 words? “Different in work” What first made you…

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